Definition of 'ovarian cancer'
Example sentences containing 'ovarian cancer'
The Sun (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Sun (2008)
Thousands more relatives may be carrying genes that put them at higher risk of breast or ovarian cancer.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Angelina had both breasts removed because of a faulty gene that increases the risk of breast and ovarian cancer.The Sun (2013)
My ovarian cancer risk was 46 per cent.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He added that he would consider extending that to weight loss surgery, as obesity is a risk factor for ovarian cancers.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Women at higher risk of ovarian cancer can also be regularly screened using blood tests and scans, or have their ovaries surgically removed.Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2013)
While boys would not run a high risk of breast and ovarian cancer, they could pass the gene on to any daughters they father.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But the research also says the risk of ovarian cancer returns to normal within a few years of giving up HRT.The Sun (2007)
They found that if women carry a certain variation on both copies of their ninth chromosome the risk of ovarian cancer is increased by 40 per cent.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But today it is possible to find out through a blood test whether you are highly susceptible to breast and ovarian cancer, and then take action.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
UP to 6,500 women may have missed out on a vital test that could tell them if they are at risk of breast or ovarian cancer.The Sun (2015) The Sun (2011) The Sun (2011)
IVF pills taken by thousands of British women double their risk of ovarian cancer, a study says.The Sun (2011)
The fault also gave her a 50 per cent risk of getting ovarian cancer so she decided to have them removed, which caused early menopause.The Sun (2015)
Trends of 'ovarian cancer'
View usage over:
Definition of ovarian cancer from the Collins English Dictionary
Protect yourself from online fraud
What to look out for to stay one step ahead of scammers
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' in the run-up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.